Create Online Presentations & Reports with Popplet

  • By Tammy Dunbar
  • 16 November, 2012
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Animoto and Prezi are powerful tools, but sometimes your students need something simpler and more user-friendly to get them excited about creating a presentation or report online.  Popplet is a simple, easy-to-use … Continue Reading →


Keep Presentations Simple with Haiku Deck

  • By Tammy Dunbar
  • 15 October, 2012
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Make presentations                                                         … Continue Reading →


Technology + Assemblies = Engaged & Excited Students

  • By Tammy Dunbar
  • 11 October, 2012
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Like most schools participating in this week’s National Anti-Bullying Campaign, ours had dress-up days, pledges and posters. We also had an assembly for each grade level, for which we were … Continue Reading →


authorSTREAM showcases a wealth of classroom PPT resources

  • By Tammy Dunbar
  • 4 October, 2012
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Introductions are important.  They invite us to activate any prior knowledge while getting to know a new topic in class. And if you’re looking for a snappy, punchy PowerPoint to … Continue Reading →


Use Photos & Videos of Familiar Faces to Spice Up Presentations

  • By Tammy Dunbar
  • 21 September, 2012
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Keeping presentations lively and interesting means occasionally inserting the unexpected. I like to add pictures of my students or myself into classroom multimedia presentations at key moments.  If we’re talking … Continue Reading →


Prepping with PowerPoint means Smoother Direct Instruction

  • By Tammy Dunbar
  • 14 September, 2012
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In the old days — aka B.T., before technology — we had to read ahead in every Teacher’s Edition textbook so if the lesson called for a sentence or definition to … Continue Reading →